Extremophiles Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Extremophiles style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Extremophiles citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Extremophiles.

cite Extremophiles  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Extremophiles referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Extremophiles always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Extremophiles using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Extremophiles citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Extremophiles looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Extremophiles citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Extremophiles format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Extremophiles citation format.

Here’s a Extremophiles journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Extremophiles:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Extremophiles style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Extremophiles is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Extremophiles example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 17 May 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 17 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Extremophiles in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Extremophiles

Here’s a Extremophiles citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 17 May 2022
So how to cite a video Extremophiles?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 17 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Extremophiles referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Extremophiles, here’s how

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Extremophiles.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Extremophiles using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Extremophiles referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Extremophiles

An example song citation in Extremophiles.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Extremophiles:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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